Iowa announces honorary captain for homecoming bout vs. Northwestern
Former Iowa running back Leshun Daniels, Jr., will serve as honorary captain for the Iowa-Northwestern game on Saturday, per Iowa Hawkeyes football.
— Hawkeye Football (@HawkeyeFootball) October 27, 2022
Daniels played his final season for the Hawkeyes in 2016, which included some stellar stats. For his overall career in Iowa, he had 1,888 rushing yards and 19 total touchdowns. One of his prominent performances happened in 2015 during the Iowa-Minnesota game, where Daniels rushed 26 times for 195 yards with 3 touchdowns.
Daniels, who no longer plays football, had a brief stint in the NFL for the New England Patriots, Los Angeles Chargers, Washington Commanders and Green Bay Packers.
According to Daniels’ LinkedIn page, he is now an Associate Producer for EA Sports and is a high school running backs coach at Streamwood High School in Illinois.
The Hawkeyes will take on the Wildcats at Kinnick Stadium for its homecoming game against the Wildcats at 3:30 ET and will be televised on ESPN2.